ORS 475.565¹
Civil penalty for violation of ORS 475.525

(1) In addition to any other penalty provided by law:

(a) A person who violates ORS 475.525 (Sale of drug paraphernalia prohibited) shall incur a civil penalty in an amount of at least $2,000 and not more than $10,000; and

(b) The court may order other equitable remedies including but not limited to injunctive relief.

(2) Any amounts collected under this section shall be forwarded to the State Treasurer for deposit in the General Fund to the credit of the Oregon Health Authority. The moneys shall be used for the development and implementation of drug abuse prevention activities and adolescent treatment. [1989 c.1077 §4; 2003 c.14 §307; 2009 c.595 §975; 2011 c.597 §218]

Notes of Decisions

Civil penalty assessed on commercial ac­tivity may greatly exceed amount that would be punitive against individual without making pro­ceed­ing crim­i­nal in nature. Jackson County v. Roark, 124 Or App 505, 863 P2d 491 (1993), Sup Ct review denied

Intoxica­tion, alone, does not indicate that patron or guest did not “voluntarily” consume alcoholic beverages. Schutz v. La Costita III, Inc., 256 Or App 573, 302 P3d 460 (2013), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 475

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 561 (1972); 69 OLR 171 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475—Controlled Substances; Illegal Drug Cleanup; Miscellaneous Drugs; Paraphernalia; Precursors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors475.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 475, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano475.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information